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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum floating fleet prepped for winter

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum floating fleet prepped for winter

. October 20, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Shipwright James DelAguila reports that the St. Michaels museum’s floating fleet of historic vessels is being prepped for the colder months after a full summer of upgrades. With CBMM’s railway maintenance season wrapped up, new full-time marine mechanic Josh Richardson had the opportunity to do some much needed catch-up on systems […]

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Joshua Richardson joins Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Joshua Richardson joins Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. October 18, 2017

Joshua Richardson of Easton, Md. has joined the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. as Marine Mechanic. In this position, Richardson assists in engine maintenance and repair operations of CBMM’s floating fleet of historic Chesapeake boats, as well as boats donated and sold in its charity boat donation program. Richardson is also helping […]

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Bob Grieser’s Lens on the Chesapeake opens at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

Bob Grieser’s Lens on the Chesapeake opens at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

. October 14, 2017

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Collections Manager Jenifer Dolde works on the installation of Bob Grieser’s Lens on the Chesapeake, a photography exhibition featuring both black and white and color images opening at CBMM in St. Michaels, Md. on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. The exhibition continues through June 3, 2018 in CBMM’s Van Lennep Auditorium, and […]

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OPEN SPACE | exhibition announcement: Demanding the Impossible at Unexpected Turns

OPEN SPACE | exhibition announcement: Demanding the Impossible at Unexpected Turns

. October 14, 2017

In a world, where the impossible seems possible, when something that has been repressed for a long time, steps out of the unconscious and seems to get radicalised through the extreme right, artists are more than ever prompted to dedicate themselves to a future, where anti-intellectualism is at stake and critical thinking no longer accepted. […]

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Learn to winterize your boat engine at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this fall

Learn to winterize your boat engine at The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum this fall

. October 13, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., has planned two workshops to help boaters prepare their engines for the winter season this fall. On Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Decommissioning Your Outboard Motor will teach participants how to safely winterize their motor. A second workshop, from 9 a.m. to noon […]

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